Industrial Diesel Engines 3512C

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Key Specs

Maximum Power
1500 HP
1120 kW
Maximum Torque
5259 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
7130 Nm @ 1500 rpm
Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 2 Equivalent
U.S. EPA Tier 2 Equivalent

Overview

For your largest power needs in any environment, Cat® 3512C Industrial Diesel Engines offer the unsurpassed performance and durability your customers need to keep their industrial applications and operations running. They deliver high power output, proven reliability and excellent fuel efficiency. These engines maintain low operating costs to keep your customers profitable for years to come. Industries and applications powered by 3512C engines include Bore/Drill Rigs, Chippers/Grinders, Construction, Cranes, Dredgers, Forestry, General Industrial, Material Handling, Mining, Mobile Earthmoving Equipment, Pumps, Shovels/Draglines, Surface Hauling Equipment and Trenchers. The 3512C engine, with a rating of 1120 bkW (1500 bhp) @ 1800 rpm, is U.S. EPA Tier 2 equivalent. It is available using U.S. EPA Flexibility, and for other regulated and non-regulated areas.

Product Specifications for 3512C

Maximum Power 1500 HP 1120 kW
Maximum Torque 5259 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm 7130 Nm @ 1500 rpm
Rated Speed 1800 rpm 1800 rpm
Minimum Power 1500 HP 1120 kW
Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 2 Equivalent U.S. EPA Tier 2 Equivalent
Engine Configuration V-12, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel V-12, 4-Stroke-Cycle Diesel
Bore 6.7 in 170 mm
Stroke 7.5 in 190 mm
Displacement 3158 in³ 51.8 l
Aspiration Turbocharged Aftercooled Turbocharged Aftercooled
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise Counterclockwise
Aftertreatment - -
Length 120.8 in 3067 mm
Width 70.3 in 1785 mm
Height 71.1 in 1319 mm
Weight - Net Dry - Basic Operating Engine Without Optional Attachments 13400 lb 6078 kg

3512C Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Air to Air Aftercooled (ATAAC)
  • Two turbochargers, rear mounted

Control System

  • Electronic Engine Control, RH

Cooling System

  • Thermostats and housing
  • Gear driven centrifugal jacket water pump
  • Connections for radiator cooling

Exhaust System

  • Exhaust manifold, dry
  • Two turbochargers with watercooled bearings
  • Two exhaust outlets, 203 mm (8 in) round flange

Flywheels and Flywheel Housing

  • SAE No. 00 flywheel (183 teeth)
  • SAE No. 00 flywheel housing

Fuel System

  • Fuel filter, LH spin-on type
  • Fuel transfer pump
  • Electronically controlled unit injectors

Instrumentation

  • No standard instrument or gauge panel

Lube System

  • Crankcase breather, top mounted
  • Oil cooler
  • Oil filler and dipstick, LH
  • Oil pump
  • Oil filter, LH, spin-on type
  • Oil pan

Mounting System

  • Trunnion front support

Power Take Off

  • Front housing, two sided

Protection System

  • ECM monitoring system to provide customer programmable engine
  • Deration strategies to protect against adverse operating conditions
  • Emergency stop logic inputs provided at 40 pin customer interface connection

Starting System

  • Dual 24V electric starting motor

General

  • Vibration damper
  • Lifting eyes
  • Paint: Caterpillar yellow

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